COMPING: open chords

The open chords are the first chords the beginner is going to learn. The "grid" represent the finger board, It's the front view to the finger board. The numbers mean the fingers:

  • 1 = forefinger
  • 2 = middlefinger
  • 3 = ring finger
  • 4 = little finger
  • "x" means, the marked string will not be played
  • "o" means, the marked string will be played without holding a fret

 

These open chords are the most common:

The following chord sequences are for practicing:

Perhaps some chord sequences remember you on a song. It is advisable to practice these chords with songs you like.

Known songs to practice open chords:

  • Stand by Me ( G - Em - C - D)
  • Save Tonite ( Am - F - C - G )
  • Let it be ( G - D - Em - C - G - D - C - G | Em - D - C - G - G - D - C - G )
  • ...and many more!
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